Commenting on Redcar & Cleveland Borough Council’s plans to develop the former Hillview Care Home in Eston into an Intermediate Care Centre with the NHS, local Labour MP Anna Turley said:
“This is a great initiative to develop a much needed care facility in Eston, and will put the former Hillview building back into good use. By the council working together with the NHS, this centre will help keep people out of lengthy hospital stays and closer to home.
“Our social care services are facing a perfect storm of rising costs from an ageing population and huge government funding cuts, so this is exactly the kind of facility we need to be investing in to tackle the care crisis. In a properly funded social care system, facilities like this would be the norm and not the exception.”